COVID in Scotland: One death recorded in Falkirk last week

Falkirk recorded just one death from COVID last week, according to the latest data.

By Allan Crow
Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 3:21 pm

The figure was published as the region prepared to move into Level-1 restrictions from this weekend.

Statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today show there were eight deaths registered across Scotland that mentioned COVID-19 on the death certificate between May 24-30 – up from four the previous week.

For the second week running Falkirk recorded one death after two weeks of no losses.

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Pete Whitehouse, director of statistical services, said: “The latest figures show a slight increase in deaths where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, although numbers remain at very low levels.

“There were six COVID-19 related deaths in hospitals, none in care homes and two elsewhere.”

There were two deaths in North Lanarkshire and two in Glasgow City. South Lanarkshire, Na h-Eileanan Siar, Falkirk and East Ayrshire all recorded one.”

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